PKNP FC Coaching Clinics

07 Mar 2017


March 7, 2017, Bota - Football is one of the most popular sport in Malaysia. Known as a front liner sport, football always get major support due to its ability to produce potential football players to represent this country in the future and it act as a platform to promote unity among multiracial Malaysians.  Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Perak (PKNP) too is will not be left behind in supporting the development of football in Perak State.

In conjunction with the ‘pemukiman’ program of Perak Chief Minister which was held from 7 – 11 Mac 2017 at Perak Tengah District, a Football clinic took place at SMK Seri Londang Gelung Pepuyu, Bota. A total of 160 young footballers from 17 primary and secondary schools in the district attended the coaching clinic organized by PKNP Group.

The football coaching clinic is a part of PKNP Group Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project. It’s objective was to serve as a platform for young footballers to gain better exposure to the game and further develop their football skills aligned with PKNP aim to upkeep sports growth. This program was also another PKNP effort to pursuit for new talents to replace PKNP players in the future.

Aiman Haziq, 10 years old, participant from SK Bota Kanan said ‘I feel proud of myself when I was selected to join this program and have such enjoyable moments with my friends’. Azrul Akil, 11 years old, participant from SK Dato’ Sagor suggested PKNP FC to conduct more training sessions with school in the rural areas.

‘I’m glad there is a programme like this and would like to suggest for  PKNP FC to prolong this programme into Football camp for 2 days in order to learn and strengthen soccer skills and techniques’, said Fadil Azhar, 14 years old participant from SMK Dato’ Maharajalela.

This clinic was led by PKNP FC Youth Coach, Raja Azhar Bin Raja Ayob and supported by 5 other coaches and 20 PKNP FC’s youth players.

According to Raja Azhar, “this time around the PKNP FC clinic was most encouraging, the participants demonstrate high commitment and understanding to learn and adapt the technique and ball control', he said.

The closing ceremony was officiated by Chairman  of Perak State Committee for Industries, Investment and Corridor Development,  YB Dato’ Mohammad Zahir Bin Abdul Khalid, in  his speech, he stated that the soccer clinic would be able to strengthen the ties between PKNP Group and the communities since PKNP Group is about to celebrate their 50th anniversary. It is believed that the coaching clinic served as a perfect opportunity to guide and provide practices, reinforces discipline, cooperation and teamwork among the young footballers.


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